Asst Director for Crisis and Acute Services

University of Massachusetts Amherst,

University Health Services (UHS)
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Last Posted:

Tue, Nov 29th, '22


Open until filled

Start Date:

vacancy to fill immediately

Last Updated:

Tue, Nov 29th, '22


Assistant Director for Crisis and Acute Care Services: Center for Counseling and
Psychological Health has a vacancy to fill immediately.

This position reports to and works closely with the Associate Director for Clinical Services and the Director of the Center for Counseling and Psychological Heath (CCPH), in planning overall clinic response to students at high risk, including providing supervision and consultation in this area to many senior staff clinicians (licensed social workers and licensed psychologists), psychiatric providers (psychiatrists and advanced practice psychiatric nurses), case managers, and trainees. Primary areas of responsibility include visioning, programming, planning, and close oversight of and responsibility for the Crisis and Acute Care Services (CACS) team within CCPH. This includes supervision and ongoing training of the on-call team; consultation to staff on high risk cases, collaborating with stakeholders at UMass, in the community and nationally (such as ProtoCall, UMPD, DOSO, other local police departments, local hospitals, local treatment centers, etc.); scheduling of both day time and overnight on-call coverage; providing regular and ongoing staff development related to crisis management; supervision/training in the CCPH training program; and data management of CACS.

Fulltime 37.50 hours per week, 52-weeks per year, benefited position.

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Please complete online application, submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three professional references. The position will remain open until filled.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best talent on our team to meet the needs of our diverse campus community in which we serve. Multilingual, multicultural and multiracial applicants encouraged to apply.

The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.